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Medal

Medal

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1880-1889 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Daniel Dupuis, Jean-Baptiste, born 1849 - died 1899 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver

  • Museum number:

    1-1899

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This silver medal depicts a female head representing Agriculture. She wears a garland of wheat ears and has a sickle bound in her hair. On the reverse there is a wreath of wheat and vine with birds and heads of domestic animals. An inscription states that it is a medal of contest from the Seine region.

Physical description

Medal, silver, struck from a die; 'médaille de concours du département de la Seine.' Obv. Female head to left, representing Agriculture. She wears a garland of wheat ears and has a sickle bound in her hair. Signed DANIEL DVPVIS. Rev. A wreath of wheat and vine with birds and heads of domestic animals. Signed J.L. Stamped on the edge 'Argent'.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1880-1889 (made)

Artist/maker

Daniel Dupuis, Jean-Baptiste, born 1849 - died 1899 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.375 in

Object history note

Bought for 5s.

Descriptive line

Agriculture, silver, by Jean-Baptiste Daniel Dupuis, French, 19th century, 1880s.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Objects in the Art Division South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1899. Arranged according to the dates of acquisition, with appendix and indices. London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office. Wyman and Sons. 1903. pp.1

Materials

Silver

Subjects depicted

Animals; Wheat; Vine; Sickle

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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